The winery is based in Orschwihr, south of Colmar, and the vines are planted on the slopes of the Bollenberg, Clos Liebenberg and Grand Cru Pfingstberg. Zusslin's wine is 100% biodynamic with a high aging potential up to 15 - 20 years, they also have a very limited production of 90,000 bottles per year and the annual prodcution of Grand Cru wines is 3,000 bottles only. With great care to the vineyard and its ecology, the small production Valentin Zusslin is definitely wine of delicacy in Alsace.
Biodynamic Viticulture & Vinification are what Domaine Valentin Zusslin differentiate themselves from other Alsacian producers. Zusslin is a member of "La Renaissance des Terroirs (Return to Terroirs)", which is a pro-biodynamic organization founded by Nicolas Joly - the pioneer in biodynamic wine movement. Zusslin is also one of the top 10 wineries in the world in the organic and biodynamic sector by wine critic Tom Stevenson.
Established in 1691, the domaine is now managed by Jean-Paul and Marie Zusslin, the 13th Generation of brother and sister team. In 1997 the domaine converted to biodynamic viticulture. Much of the work in the vineyard and in the cellar is done by hand, in order that the grapes can express the full potential of the unique terroirs of the Domaine. Until now, Zusslin had officially obtained these certification: ECOCERT SAS FRANCE, DEMETER, BIODYVIN, AGRICULTURE BIOLOGIQUE.